Riccardo I, ré d'Inghilterra, HWV 23 (Handel, George Frideric)
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For Orchestra (Handel and others)
|Work Title||Riccardo Primo, re d'Inghilterra|
|Composer||Handel, George Frideric|
|Opus/Catalogue Number||HWV 23|
|Year/Date of Composition||1727 (May 16)|
|First Performance||1727-11-11 in London: King's Theatre in the Haymarket
|Librettist||Paolo Antonio Rolli, after Francesco Briani, 1710|
|Composer Time Period||Baroque|
|External Links||Wikipedia article|
- Originally, the part of the Bohemian prince Corrado (an ally of Richard I) was slated for the contralto Anna Dotti. However, due to a postponement of the opera until the next season, the role of Corrado had to be removed as Dotti was no longer a member of the opera company.